Science in the Windy City!

from £1450pp

Based on 6 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools


With behind-the-scenes tours of the world-renowned Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, conversations with real-life scientists, plus exciting opportunities for hands-on science exploration and discovery, Chicago is a top destination for Science students.

Taking place against the backdrop of the most incredible city, this is definitely the trip of a lifetime for your students!

Our Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Fly to O'Hare International Airport.

    Visit Skydeck Chicago for spectacular views of Chicago, and The Magnificent Mile.

  2. Day 2

    A full-on science day, with guided tours and visits to:

    Fermilab and The Lederman Science Center.

  3. Day 3

    Visit to the Argonne National Laboratory. 

    Enjoy a Chicago Classic Lake Tour to observe some of the city's stunning architecture!

    Free time at Navy Pier where you'll find plenty of shops, restaurants and attractions.

  4. Day 4

    Spend the morning exploring the Adler Planetarium. 

    Visit The Field Museum, one of the world's largest Natural History Museums. 

    Take a stroll around Millenium Park, home to some of Chicago's most impressive sculptures, including 'The Bean'. 

    See one of the largest fountains in the world in action at Buckingham Fountain.

  5. Day 5

    Spend a full day at the award-winning Museum of Science and Industry, with 400,000 square feet of exhibitions and engaging experiences. 

    Late night flight home.

  6. Day 6

    Return home.

School Trip Accommodation


We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools.  Our accommodation is usually 2* or youth hostel standard, with no bed-sharing for students.  All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. 

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Dark Energy Camera Telescope Simulator at Fermilab

Science in the Windy City!

from £1450pp

Based on 6 days

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